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Finance Homepage

City Hall
745 Forest Parkway
Forest Park, GA 30297

Phone: 404-366-4720
Fax: 404-608-2344

Contacts:

Director - Mike Blandenburg, mblandenburg@forestparkga.org
Assistant Director - Regina Ivie, rivie@forestparkga.org
Property Tax; Residential Sanitation Billing - Lori Still, lstill@forestparkga.org
Citations & Commercial Sanitation Billing - Nekeeta Davis, ndavis@forestparkga.org
Accounts Payable - Michelle Dorsey, mdorsey@forestparkga.org

Mission Statement:

To administer the financial affairs of the City in a responsible and fiduciary manner and provide a customer-oriented support service to citizens, City Departments, agencies and those doing business in the City.

Responsibilities:

The Finance Department is responsible for billing and collection of revenue from property taxes, business licenses, sanitation services, miscellaneous other permits, and citations issued by the Police Department. The Finance Department collects revenues totaling approximately $23,000,000 per year. The Department is also responsible for the weekly payroll of 275 City employees. An annual City Budget is prepared, with oversight by the City Manager. A monthly budget report is provided to all departments as a tool for monitoring expenditures. The Finance Department coordinates the annual audit of the City. The City's Deferred Compensation Plan is also administered by the Department.

Achievement:

The City has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for 33 consecutive years. The Certificate of Achievement is a prestigious national award recognizing conformance with the highest standards for preparation of local government financial reports.